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Eric Amat y Leon


Senior Asociate

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law (Custody, Divorce, Post-Decree Matters)

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Eric is a Senior Associate in the Burnham Law Firm based out of the Denver Tech Center office. A graduate of Notre Dame, he earned both a master’s degree in Taxation and his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and has been licensed in Colorado for 19 years.

Eric focuses on family law litigation and is a specialist in handling cases involving complex financial structures for high net worth individuals. He has specific expertise in the division of retirement assets, a complex and poorly understood area of the law. Having worked on more than 1,000 QDRO’s, Eric is recognized as an authority in this area and is a frequent presenter on the topic.

Eric is an expert in military family law with experience dividing military pensions and/or allocating payments under the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) in divorce cases. He has helped many families navigate jurisdictional headaches and work out child custody and parenting plans when one or both parents are in active duty service.

Past Employment Positions
  • Cordell & Cordell, P.C. 2009 – 2017
Bar Admissions
  • Colorado, 1999
Education
  • University of Denver Daniels College of Business, Denver, Colorado
    L.L.M. – 2001
  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    J.D. – 1999
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    B.A. – 1995
Awards

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